Current Facilitating Team

The WMG is facilitated by a team of Organizing Partners at the global and regional levels and is supported by a small secretariat.

Nozipho Wright is the WMG Anglophone Africa Regional Organizing Partner and the policy advisor for ENERGIA International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy. ENERGIA is an informal network that works towards promoting policies and actions to recognize, validate and support women’s roles in sustainable energy development. ENERGIA strives to economically empower women by engaging them in energy supply chains and in using energy to increase productive activities and has aligned this vision with current global energy developments.

Shaima Aly is the WMG Arab States Organizing Partner and the CEO of Kenana Association for Sustainable Development and Women Empowerment. a community development organization that provides educational, training, literacy programs, health services, and environment awareness seminars.

Mabel Bianco is the WMG Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Organizing Partner and President of the Foundation for Studies and Research on Women (FEIM). FEIM its an NGO created by a group of feminist professional women in Argentina 30 years ago to work to improve women’s rights and work for gender equality nationally, regionally and globally.

Cécile Ndjebet is the WMG Francophone Africa Regional Organizing Partner and the Founder and President of African Women’s Network for Community Management of Forests (REFACOF), founded in 2009 by a group of African Women Rights advocates. REFACOF mission is to promote women’s rights in Africa and advocate to shape policies and practices for gender equity in relation to land and forest tenure.

Misun Woo is the WMG Asia Regional Organizing Partner and the Regional Coordinator for the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law & Development (APWLD), a network of 220 feminist member organizations and women committed to promote women’s human rights and use the law as an instrument of social transformation.

Valentina Bodrug-Lungu is the WMG Europe and Central Asia Co-Organizing Partner, from the Republic of Moldova, and is the President of GENDER-CENTER, a non-governmental organisation working for gender equality promotion in society trough information, education and communication.

Almudena Rodriguez is the WMG Europe and Central Asia Co-Organizing Parter, from Catalonia & Spain, and is the International Advocacy Coordinator at L’ Associació de Drets Sexuals I Reproductius, a non-governmental organisation working on SRHR. Focusing on promoting and facilitating the awareness, prevention and education of society in the field of sexual and reproductive health.

Sivananthi Thanenthiran is the WMG Global Organising Partner and the Executive Director at the Asian-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women (ARROW). ARROW is a global south feminist organisation focusing on SRHR and gender equality issues in the region.
 

 

Genevieve Riccoboni is the WMG Global Organizing Parter, from the USA, and is an Associate at the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. She coordinates communications and delegations of WILPF’s network of women peace leaders for the programme, and supports on research, monitoring, and advocacy work.

Andrea Vega Troncoso is part of the WMG Secretariat team, supporting coordination and logistics. She is also a Project and Communications Associate at the Women’s Environment and Development Organization. Andrea is an intersectional feminist from the Dominican Republic who grounds her work in care, relationality, and collective liberation.

Sehnaz Kiymaz Bahceci is the Coordinator to the WMG Secretariat. She is is a feminist activist and nonformal facilitator, working on international mechanisms and processes for gender equality since 2004, and a member of WMG since 2013. She greatly enjoys collaborating with and learning from the feminists of WMG. 

Get in touch with the Organising Partners (OPs):  contact@womenmajorgroup.org